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Feb 8, 2011 5:00am EST
. >> reporter: with the markets up and unemployment down, president obama says it is time for u.s. businesses to invest in america. >> american companies have nearly two trillion dollars sitting on their balance sheets. >> reporter: his audience has also been his frequent critic, the u.s. chamber of commerce. >> if there's a reason you don't share my confidence, if there's a reason you don't believe this is the time to get off the sidelines, to hire and invest, i want to know about it. i want to fix it. >> reporter: house speaker boehner said after the speech president obama has retooled his rhetoric but not his job destroying policy. a chamber executive said there are simply too many new regulations. >> if you are listening and trying to decide whether to invest or expand, you don't know what's coming at you. >> reporter: twenty months after the recession technically ended,signals are mixed. the highest ever gas per gallon in february. jobs are more secure but harder to get if you don't. yesterday, continental airlines and united announced the merger means 500 texans will be laid off. >> the
Feb 15, 2011 5:00am EST
. >>> has it sunk in yet that president obama came to parkville? he paid a visit with news that affects all of us. his budget. he wants to cut a trillion dollars over the next 10 years. he wants to freeze spending and raise taxes for the wealthy. the limits on your deductions for paying your mortgage and helping a charity. >> these investments i am convinceded if we have billed -- build outinnovate and educate and outhustle, the rest of the world, the jobs and industries will take root here in the united states. >> since spending will be cut by 5%, the president would extend tax credits for college and expand them for child care as well. >>> lawmakers in annapolis could vote on the marriage equality bill as soon as this week. hundreds gathered in lawyers mall carrying the signs and racing voices -- raising voices in support of gay marriage in maryland. >> i have been present when i've heard elected officials talk about the pain they felt they couldn't support gay marriages. and i heard the pain of my gay friend. and i don't think there's any comparison between those two pains. >> there are
Feb 11, 2011 5:00am EST
. >>> time is 5:10. white house president secretary robert gibbs is done after two years as president obama's top spokesman. he announceded the decision in january and gibbs called it a remarkable privilege to serve for the president saying he he now wants to step back and -- saying he now wants to step back and recharge a bit. jay carney the communication director for vice president joe biden will succeed him. i hope wears as cool ties as gibbs did. he will stay working as a pundit supporting a variety of white house positions. >>> ten minutes after five right now. gay marriage has long divided family and friends. >> and the debate is picking up momentum in annapolis. the campaign that is about to be waged for equal rights. man: going the wrong way can make a long family road trip feel even longer. i hope we're not lost. so i always make sure i've got the right guidance. - turn left, ahead... - woman: we're here! man: i'm like that with taxes too. turbotax has a unique gps feature that guides me to every deduction and credit i deserve. for home, charitable donations and more. with calculat
Feb 14, 2011 5:00am EST
today in parkville. president obama will be in their classroom. sherrie johnson is there with the excitement surrounding the visit. >> reporter: good morning. we are standing by live where the president will be visiting here in just a few hours. he will talk about education and his budget priorities right here at parkville middle school and center of technology. the u.s. education secretary the white house budget -- and the white house budget director will join the president when he speaks a little after 10 when he focuses on science, technology and engineering and math a white house spokeswoman says the school is an example the president feels needs continuous investment. now this visit comes on the same day that the president is to submit his budget plan. >> the budget in the nd affects all of our finances -- in the end affects all of our finances not just the taxes and services, but the overall well- being of the ecomony. >> reporter: the president is expected to spiel around 10:-- speak around 10:15. >>> today baltimore's mayor will speak at a celebration tha
Feb 28, 2011 5:00am EST
the cuts for education. it's expected to start tonight 569:30 at lawyer's mall. >>> president obama and republicans are headed for a showdown over spending. both sides are hoping to avoid a government shutdown. but what if it did happen? how could it impact you? the mail will still be delivered. the faa will still direct air traffic and you can still file your taxes though your refunds may be delayed. we have been hearing about this for the past several weeks with delays on the refunds. also, social security checks and veterans benefits will be distributed. >>> before 1995, this were 15 government shutdowns that caused serious frustrations for government workers. according to the congressional research service report, the first clinton era shutdown led to the furloughs of 800,000 federal employees and the second shutdown furloughed nearly 300,000 federal employees. six shutdowns between 1977 and 1980 ranging from 8 to 17 days. and again from 1981 to 1995, nine shutdowns lasting no longer than three full days. >>> it's 5:02. all eyes remains on which is consins debale -- wisconsin's
Feb 1, 2011 5:00am EST
's civil unrest is putting the obama administration in a difficult spot. >>> along the east coast people are bracing for another round of winter storms. how your morning commute may be affected by the storms. >>> trains, buses and public transportation, what's going on this possibly icy morning? let's check in with mark jones. mark. >> reporter: well, we are off to a pretty good start on metro subway. light rail take willing a delay of 15 minutes in the southbound direction. on the buses, the number 40 bus is about 20 minutes late, the 33 with a diversion at hillen and cold spring due to a water main break and number 30 diverted at edmonton and swan. marc train looks good. for the mta transit team, i am mark jones. ♪ ♪ do do da do doom da do ba do [ female announcer ] last year, ethan thompson and three friends from missoula, montana, put a band together and won the first ever folgers jingle contest. [ kara ] that was great! let's do it again. ♪ the sun shinin' when i rise... ♪ [ kara ] so, we're doing it again. to find out how you could be the next folgers jingle contest winner
Feb 25, 2011 5:00am EST
with the sounds of motown last night. check this out. [ music ] ♪ >>> president obama and the first lady led the celebration of rhythm and blues at a concerthonoring black history month. smoky robinson was the headliner he was joand by george legend and -- joand by george legend -- joined by john legend and others. you can see it when it airs on pbs march 1st. >>> off to a break. february is almost in the books. and if you have stuck with your new year's resolution by staying in good shape, good for you. >> if you haven't, you have given up, hang on. don't get discouraged. we have expert advice for you this morning. >>> and more good news to passe long today. if you feel like -- pass along today, if you feel likerelaxing and loosening the purse springs, you are right. details on this friday, february 25th, good morning, maryland. ♪ special k protein shakes -- ♪ a truly great-tasting breakfast shake. with 10 grams of protein and 5 grams of fiber, it's the creamy, delicious way to satisfy... your hunger to help you lose weight. ♪ so you can kick the tin can habit. try special k protein s
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